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I-29 Moo University collaborators encourage dairy producers to register for the upcoming I-29 Moo University Winter Workshop. This year’s theme is “Milking the Carbon Cow.” The workshops will take place at Wilbert Square Event Center, 931 25th Ave., Brookings, SD 57006.

“This workshop will highlight a number of experts who will focus on topics that will help dairy producers understand carbon credits and market access.” explained Fred Hall, dairy field specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach.

The workshop begins at 10 a.m., with registration and refreshments and will conclude at 3 pm.

Registration fees are $10 per person. Pre-registration is requested by Jan. 5 to allow for meal counts and materials. To register, visit

Workshop topics include:

  • Measuring, Managing and Modeling for the future- FARM ES; Kaitlyn Briggs, Director of Environmental Research, DMI
  • What’s all the Fuss about Carbon: A Soil Perspective, Anthony Bly, SDSU Extension Soils Field Specialist
  • Opportunities and considerations in carbon markets; Leif Fixen, Agriculture Strategy manager, The Nature Conservancy
  • PANEL:
    • Moderator- Jim Salfer (U of MN)
    • Advisors; Leif Fixen (NC), Anthony Bly (SDSU), Kaitlyn Briggs (DMI)
    • Producers: Lynn Boadwine (SD), Grant Post (MN)

For the full agenda, visit the I-29 Moo University events webpage.